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Chiefs' Reid hires Heck to coach offensive line

Chiefs' Reid hires Heck to coach offensive line

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Andy Reid is putting the final touches on his first coaching staff in Kansas City, hiring former Jaguars offensive line coach Andy Heck to fulfill the same duty with the Chiefs.
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  • Mike McCoy stops by PFT on NBC Sports Network

    Mike McCoy stops by PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    The number of vacant head coaching jobs around the league is dropping fast and one of the new hires will be our guest on Wednesday’s Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Mike McCoy is jumping from the Broncos to the Chargers, a move that’s left hi
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  • Tim Brown “shocked” Trestman got Bears head coach job

    Tim Brown “shocked” Trestman got Bears head coach job

    After a bad experience with him as an offensive coordinator, former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said he was “shocked” the Bears gave Marc Trestman a head coaching job. “I don’t want to say it was a joke, but I just never saw Trestman as being
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  • Breaking down Kiper's mock draft

    Breaking down Kiper's mock draft

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. is offering his first mock draft of the first round of the April 25-27 draft. Let’s take a look at his choices for the AFC West teams: 1. Kansas City: Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M My take: There is no wrong answer for thi
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  • PFT Live: Jacoby Jones and Panthers talk with Darin Gantt

    PFT Live: Jacoby Jones and Panthers talk with Darin Gantt

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones turned in one of the most memorable plays of this season last Saturday when he reeled in a 70-yard pass for a game-tying touchdown with less than a minute to play in what became a 38-35 overtime win over the Broncos. Jo…
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  • AFC West hirings: What's left?

    AFC West hirings: What's left?

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    It’s been a busy 17 days in the AFC West since the end of the 2012 regular season. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers both fired their general managers and head coaches and they each found replacements for both spots. Thus, the heavy lift
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  • Mayor: Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2013

    Mayor: Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2013

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    The San Diego Chargers aren't moving to Los Angeles or anywhere else -- at least not for another year.
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos 04:53

    'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos

    Jan 16
    Relive Saturday's classic AFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos through the microphone of linebacker Terrell Suggs.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos 04:53

    'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos

    Jan 16
    Relive Saturday's classic AFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos through the microphone of linebacker Terrell Suggs.
  • Video - Thomas Jones To Donate Brain 02:30

    Thomas Jones To Donate Brain

    Jan 16
    Jane McManus discusses Thomas Jones' decision to donate his brain, upon his death, to the Sports Legacy Institute.
  • Video - Kiper's Mock 1.0 04:48

    Kiper's Mock 1.0

    Jan 16
    Mel Kiper Jr. discusses his first mock draft for 2013 and ranks the best available quarterbacks.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''
  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Fran…

    Jan 16
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…